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Boycott Gettysburg by Tom
Link to Gettysburg photos showing the Gettysburg battlefield before superintendent John Latschar's ego ran amok and ruined it. http://users.snip.net/~hart/ We loved Gettysburg: married there, took dozens of week-long trips, spent many thousands of dollars there, and even considered moving there....
August 10th 06 05:23 AM
by Willis Yates Go to last post
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Book Pricing by smokey
Is it cheaper to buy online or buy retail
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August 8th 06 06:13 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Apology for mistakenly posting FA posts. by [email protected]
I made a slovenly mistake and included rec.collecting.books in the newsgroups to which I sent a couple of FA posts. I am quite aware that this is innapproriate, since I am a regular reader of this group, and I apologize for the inconvenience. Matthew Hill
August 7th 06 02:10 PM
by BobFinnan.com Go to last post
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.. darned title i can't recall by b3141
.. ... julie... b3141 ... can anybody help with coming up with this book title ... maybe also author's name. Non-fiction tome came out in 70's or early 80's. it was a rather tongue-in-cheek assertion of 'everybody' being jewish. I don't think the work was meant as a joke, but it certainly took...
August 6th 06 11:16 PM
by b3141 Go to last post
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brag: Exhibit 1 by Jack Campin - bogus address
I have just acquired a copy of Norman Lockridge's "Waggish Tales of the Czechs", Candide Press, New York 1947. It has this slip stapled to the flyleaf, type-facsimiled as follows: pre UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - SAMUEL...
August 6th 06 06:31 PM
by Francis A. Miniter Go to last post
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FA: Aaron Stern - THE MAKING OF A GENIUS - 1st ed. NR -ECE by [email protected]
Aaron Stern - THE MAKING OF A GENIUS - 1st ed. NR Starting price: $19.99 Item URL: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230014299429 End date: Tuesday, Aug 08, 2006 19:26:25 PDT
August 6th 06 05:33 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Sunlight and what to do about it by LiRM
I recently purchased some nice bookshelves that have glass windows for doors. I got them primarily so the doors will keep the dust out and better protect my collectable's. However, I have a dilemma. In the afternoon, the Sunlight makes it way through the opposing windows and huge half circle...
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August 6th 06 04:14 PM
by Kris Baker Go to last post
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FA: 4 books on Scandinavian Weaving- Finnish, Swedish - NR by [email protected]
4 books on Scandinavian Weaving- Finnish, Swedish - NR Item URL: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230014263120 End date: Tuesday, Aug 08, 2006 18:16:01 PDT Opening Bid - $19.99
August 6th 06 03:29 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Heat-Wave Brag by William M. Klimon
A week ago, I was looking at my shelf where I saw four novels by Walker Percy novels and realized that I no longer had a copy of LOST IN THE COSMOS: THE LAST SELF-HELP BOOK (1983). I really enjoyed that--I read it when it was published--and thought to myself that I should get another copy of...
August 5th 06 04:07 PM
by Carney Wilde Go to last post
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The Odeon Beatles Beat sucks by Walter Traprock
Well, the stupid Odeon LP record is in stereo! All those early Beatles songs wimpified into stereophonic formats! Is there anyone who actually *prefers* the inferior stereo "From Me To You" on Beatles Beat to the superior mono on Past Masters 1? Or the inferior stereo I wanna hold your hand on...
August 3rd 06 09:59 PM
by Denton Taylor Go to last post
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Bookstores Around the World (rec.arts.books) (FAQ) by Evelyn C. Leeper
Last change: Mon 30 Aug 2004 These lists are available on the Web at: http://www.geocities.com/evelynleeper/bookshop.htm INDEX http://www.geocities.com/evelynleeper/na-can-e.htm Eastern & Central...
August 3rd 06 02:57 PM
by Evelyn C. Leeper Go to last post
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Borders, Books in Print, Amazon by Allan Adler
I found out recently that Borders will order used books for people, so I tried out their service. First I went to Amazon and found out what prices I could get on 2 used books. Then I went to Borders and asked about the availability of those same books. Apparently, Borders only accesses the database...
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August 2nd 06 10:44 PM
by smokey Go to last post
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Any experience with "Diversified Furniture" bookcases? by [email protected]
My book collection is badly in need of better shelving (and in many cases just shelving at all). Does anyone happen to have experience with the plywood/veneer bookcases made by "Diversified Furniture"? Here is one example: http://tinyurl.com/mvdnk These are fairly inexpensive (imported from...
August 1st 06 03:51 PM
by LiRM Go to last post
3 358
How much dedication and respect do you have ? by DandR
dedicationandrespect.com A website for tribute to writers who have spent their lives teaching and there dedication for the love of writing. Show your support to them and the pieces of work you enjoyed by them. With our support and likings maybe we can show others a new area of literature or...
July 31st 06 11:09 PM
by Bud Webster Go to last post
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Hunter S. Thompson by Jo
Hi all! I'm new to this group, thought I'd get my foremost interest out there... I'm looking for others who collect or are familiar with Hunter S. Thompson's hardcover, first edition titles. Love to hear from you. Jah
July 31st 06 06:20 PM
by Dave Garrett Go to last post
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Mary Jane Ward - The Snake Pit by Francis A. Miniter
Once again, the what have I got question. Both have the following characteristics: size: 5.5" x 8.25"; 278 pages; published by Random House, copyright 1946. From there they differ. 1 . This copy I have had for a while and am confident it is a book club book. Green boards, gilt on front and...
July 30th 06 01:03 AM
by Francis A. Miniter Go to last post
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A collection of two books by Jon Meyers
Some time back, someone wondered whether or not a "collection", properly speaking, could consist of as few as two books. To demonstrate that it can, and that there is no niche so narrow that someone hasn't squeezed into it, I offer the article, "An Analysis of America's Two Threshing Novels,"...
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July 29th 06 11:44 PM
by Some Guy Go to last post
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Quotations dealing with books by Monboddo
Has anyone got a favorite quotation that deals with book collecting? Francis Bacon: " Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read but not seriously; and some few to be read...
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July 29th 06 11:43 PM
by Some Guy Go to last post
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First American Edition of Shakespeare's Plays and Poems by Jerry Morris
I will be querying several university libraries shortly to see if they are interested in acquiring the following set: Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare. Corrected from the latest and best London editions, with notes, by Samuel Johnson, L.L.D., to which...
July 28th 06 08:23 PM
by Jerry Morris Go to last post
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Those Amazon Sellers by Denton Taylor
Hey all: THere's a yahoo group devoted to bookselling, which only comes to life from time to time, but it came to life recently, cuz an Amazon seller sent a book to a customer which seemed to be a BCE. The seller turns out not to know what a BCE is, whcih is why I am tending to buy fewer used...
July 28th 06 07:07 AM
by Gene Mierzejewski Go to last post
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